FAIRDALE, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County man is in jail after stealing a vehicle and crashing it.
According to court documents, John Bonds stole a vehicle during the nighttime hours on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in Fairdale. The owner of the vehicle told deputies that she thought her ex-husband had stole her 2007 black Kia Senota.
While speaking to the victim, the deputy was advised of a vehicle accident involving the victim’s car in the Lester area.
When deputies arrived the recovered the vehicle and Bonds was sitting in the passenger seat. Deputies spoke to the Mayor of Lester, who advised when he arrived on scene Mr. Bonds was drinking a beer sit-in gin the passenger side seat.
Bonds is charged with grand larceny and is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 10,000 dollar bond.